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Boosting Excess Neuron Activity Builds Resilience Against Depression

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:16

A new study has found that boosting neuron activity inside the brain’s reward circuit rather than suppressing it can actually help animals susceptible to depression become more resilient.


5 Easter Cake And Bread Recipes From Around The World

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:58

Sweeten up your Easter spread this weekend with these delectable treats from Greece, Poland, Jamaica, Italy, and the Dominican Republic.

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Good Friday: 5 Quick And Easy Meatless Meals For Busy Families

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:47

This Good Friday, enjoy a healthy, meatless meal — from fish tacos to Southwestern stuffed peppers — that will make even a meat-lover salivate.


Romantic Rejection Inspires A Change In Our Beliefs

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:09

A new Stanford study finds that when we feel the possibility of love flying out the door, our relationship with God changes into a bond similar to how we feel with a trusted friend.


Children Gain Weight After Their Tonsils Are Removed

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:00

Children up to age 4 tend to pack on the pounds following a tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy, possibly due to an increase in appetite after pain is reduced.

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This UK Doctor Says He’d ‘Rather Have HIV Than Diabetes’

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:12

One doctor stirred up controversy after making a bold statement in an editorial piece, stating that he’d prefer HIV over diabetes.


5 Health Conditions Your Breath Knows Before You Do

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:03

Heart failure was one such health condition scientists were able to detect through an analysis of patients' breath. Here are four others.

Dr. Paul Becton accused of video voyeurism in private practice

Arkansas Gynecologist Violates Women's Privacy In Video Voyeurism

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 13:55

Dr. Paul Becton, 68-year-old Arkansas gynecologist for 30 years, violated women’s privacy in practice by taking nude photos of patients’ "pubic region and buttocks."


Are Artists Born This Way Or Do They Become Different By Choice?

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:43

Researchers discovered artists have structurally different brains compared to non-artists, and the distinctions exist in regions of the brain linked to visual imagery and fine movements.

Teen with Down Syndrome opens college acceptance letter

Down Syndrome Teen Opens College Acceptance Letter, And It's Heartwarming [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:48

Noah Van Vooren, teen born with Down syndrome, defied all odds after doctors said he wouldn't be able to "walk, talk, or do anything," and opened his college acceptance letter.


Exercise May Be The Best Anti-Aging Solution For Your Skin

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:19

Good old-fashioned exercise is still the best solution to stay young, and now researchers say your skin is among the benefactors.


Creative Endeavors On Off Days Boost Workplace Performance

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:00

People who don't really enjoy their job may find that they can still perform well if they spend some time partaking in creativity activities during their days off.

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Babies Show Racial Bias During Playtime, Says Study

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:50

15-month-old babies are more likely to help those of their ethnicity and to choose them as a playmate — something known as in-group bias, when people favor those with the same characteristics.

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Find Out Which Protein Product Works Best For You

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:28

Protein powders, ready-to-drink shakes, and bars can be a good source for the 46 to 56 grams of protein your body requires each day. See if whey, soy, or casein is a good fit.


Boo! Added Sugar Will Sneak Up On You [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:46

Though added sugars are common in fruit juices and candy, they're also present in some of the foods you'd least expect.